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Public Health

Public Health Nurses

Public health nurses support:

  • WIC (Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children)
  • Immunization information
  • Child and Teen Check-ups (for children on Medical Assistance and Minnesota Care)
  • Home visiting programs for childbirth education, new moms and babies, help with breastfeeding, parenting information and help, home safety checks
  • Home visits for families whose children have high blood lead levels
  • Follow Along Program tracks children up to four to assure appropriate growth and development
  • Foot care and blood pressure clinics for the elderly

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Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.